Office 365 Discount for Small Businesses
Microsoft has created something incredible with Office 365. For an affordable price, you are able to gain access to nearly 30 different applications (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, etc.) that will greatly increase your organization’s capabilities and efficiency. Office 365 is the future of the workplace that we can access today.
To make matters even better, Microsoft is offering an amazing introductory deal if you are a new Office 365 subscriber to get 15% off your first year! Continue reading to learn more about the terms of the discount and why you should consider Office 365 today.
Office 365 Shift Offer: Microsoft Office 365 Deal
Microsoft is offering an amazing deal where you can get 15% off your entire first year of a new Office 365 subscription. They’re calling it the Shift Offer. The Shift Offer allows for 15% off the first year of Office 365 Business Premium or Microsoft 365 Business subscriptions and is only available through trusted Microsoft Partners like Executech. To be eligible for 15% off Office 365 Business Premium, you must not currently be an Office 365 subscriber. However, if you use non-cloud-based versions of Microsoft Office you may still be eligible for the discount.
Microsoft’s future is cloud-based, and that’s a good thing. The cloud increases capabilities, security, productivity, and collaboration. There really aren’t any negatives to switching your business to the cloud. One of the reasons behind this deal is that Microsoft is trying to help users of their hard copy version of Office to upgrade to their cloud counterparts.
Details of the deal
One of the most important features of this deal is that you can’t be a current Office 365 subscriber. That means that if you are a user of non-365 Microsoft Office products you are still eligible for this deal. Another important thing to consider is the deadline for this deal. This deal is only available until May 31, 2019. So make sure you jump on it before it disappears.
Here is a more detailed list of the terms and conditions of the deal:
- 15% off the first year of Office 365 Business Premium or Microsoft 365 Business subscriptions. Discount requires a 12-month commitment but can be purchased monthly or annually.
- Offer valid between December 1st, 2018 and May 31st,2019
- The United States Only
- Eligible Customers: To be eligible for 15% off Office 365 Business Premium, the customer must not currently be an Office 365 subscriber. Both new and existing Office 365 customers are eligible for 15% off Microsoft 365 Business.
- Deal only eligible when purchasing through a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider partner; like Executech.
- Billing for these promotional subscriptions will continue beyond the end of the 12-month term unless customer cancels the subscription with a Microsoft Reseller. At the conclusions of the initial 12-month term, customers will be billed at then-current market prices and will not receive the 15% discount.
- May not be combined with other offers.
- Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue the offer at any time.
- Office 365 and Microsoft 365 are subject to the terms of the Microsoft Services Agreement and the Microsoft Office 365 Supplement to Microsoft Services Agreement at https://www.microsoft.com/useterms.
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Why Is Microsoft Offering the Deal?
Microsoft is shifting its services to the cloud. That means that hard copy versions of the Microsoft Office Suite are rapidly disappearing. They’re ultimately offering this deal because they want to help users of Microsoft’s aging products shift to 365. That’s why this deal is being offered through trusted Microsoft Providers because they will likely be working with many clients who could benefit from this upgrade.
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What is Microsoft Office 365
Office 365 is Microsoft’s collection of cloud-based applications. With 365 you’ll get both desktop and web versions of classics like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive and you’ll get lesser-known powerhouse applications like Teams (collaboration, file sharing, messaging), OneNote (highly capable and customizable note taking), Sway (Next level presentations), and many more!
Here is an in-depth video that covers all of the applications included in Office 365:
All of the applications are synced to OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud storage system. This allows for everything to be automatically saved and synced. This means that you can easily work on something on your computer, then transition to a laptop, phone, or tablet and pick up where you left off. All of the apps have collaboration features built in as well. This makes working as a team on a presentation, project, doc, or sheet incredibly easily and effectively. You can enable other users to have access to the same file and can edit, chat, and comment all on the same file.
Office 365 comes with some of the most robust security features available. This means that you can feel confident that all of your data will be safe and secure, no matter where you’re accessing it. By using Office 365 your data is protected in Microsoft’s state of the art data centers that come equipped with safety features far beyond what your organization could afford on its own.
Is Office 365 Worth It?
Microsoft Office 365 is absolutely worth it for almost every business. Microsoft offers a wide array of pricing and plan options so that you can find one that fits your needs. Office 365 comes with the best tools and applications to do business, and it just keeps getting better.
Microsoft is leading the pack in cloud computing and cloud functionality. Office 365 is a pioneer in how to help make the cloud practical and useful for businesses. With Office 365 your business will have increased capabilities with communication, function, ability, and opportunity. Each of Microsoft’s applications within 365 is built to work together and have built in collaboration tools connecting your business.
Office 365 is the best way to utilize the cloud in the workplace. Cloud computing is the future of business and it’s here now. Office 365 provides applications that give you a complete and full
Executech’s Role In Helping You Switch
Executech is a Microsoft Gold Partner and is deeply experienced in migrating to and managed Office 365 accounts. We will help you shift all of your emails, files, preferences, passwords, and data to Office 365 from where you have it. We can help train and prepare your staff to handle the transition smoothly. Executech will be there every step of the way to help with the transition and work out any kinks along the way.
In addition to helping set up and maintain your Office 365 accounts, Executech provides industry-leading IT support. At Executech, we offer a complete array of managed IT support with an emphasis in cybersecurity, cloud solutions, help desk, hardware and software services. We provide IT support with a people first approach, meaning you’ll always come first. Our mission is to help improve lives, organizations, and communities through technology.
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